HIST 264_Lecture 12 Notes_Ethnic Cleansing

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Ethnic Cleansing 1/27/13 2:28 PM Ethnic Cleansing: Political strategy to create some states, and make others  impossible “logic”: forcible, physical removal of a population in order to create ethnic  homogeneity, linked closely (uneasily) to national-self determination  If the norm is the state=ethnic boundaries, then ethnic cleansing helps project of  national-self determination Post-WWII 15 million people moved WWI, people moved to establish sovereignty of a new state WWII, people moved to create stability How these policies are carried out tells us about the nature of the state Balkan Wars—pre-WWI ended with population exchanges between Bulgaria and the  Ottoman empire. Same would have happened with Greece in 1914, but stopped  because of WWI Russian Empire moves Jews and Germans to their frontiers (500,000-1million) WWI as the Ottoman empire contracts, it does the same with the Armenians (1  million die in this transport) Soviet 1920-30s: In 1920s confident to be the model for the oppressed. This  changes in the 1930s with the 5-year plan/collectivization. Starts national operation  when people killed in Ukraine and sent to gulags (internal cleansing in the 30s) Germany: idea of moving people and using the USSR as place to deport. When this 
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  • Spring '11
  • TimothySnyder
  • USSR, Germans bomb USSR

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